Publications (among others): Perry Anderson, The New Old World, Polygraph 2011/2012 (forthcoming); Georges Sorel, Émile Durkheim, and the Social Foundations of la morale, Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 2011.
What does radical opposition look like in a democratic and open society? At what point does one begin to condone violent resistance? When does extremism in the name of emancipation become a gateway to repression? Eric Brandom analyzes the writing of the French social philosopher Georges Sorel.